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Old 04-08-08, 08:46 AM
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Originally Posted by xcracer13 View Post
They're so much easier to climb on a hardtail if you got the bike handling skill.
Ouch, true. I'll be the first to admit that I'm a hack, and FS makes being a hack so much more pleasant.
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Old 04-08-08, 08:01 PM
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Originally Posted by jimx200 View Post
Further explanation needed. I don't think there are any absolutes here.
"the type of bike is of no consequence" is particularly nonsensical.
 
Old 04-10-08, 10:52 AM
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Get a full suspension with lockout. I love my hardtail. I wouldn't mind a dual suspension bike, but i absolutely abhor the squish on the back when I'm on the flats, and even more going uphill.
5" of travel, lockout. Light frame, but still aluminum. You'll be able to do most of it.

Riding in the boreal forest demands a bike that can cross disciplines fairly well, and I find that in the $1000 range, hardtails do this best, so thats what I'm sticking with. Adjustable front travel helps.
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Old 04-10-08, 11:09 AM
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Originally Posted by troie View Post

False.


Hills are easy to climb if the rider is capable of climbing them, the type of bike is of no consequence.
holy ****, you're still around, hows the riding been

as for ht for dually, ride a bunch of bikes and get the one you like. If you like you will ride it, if you don't you wont
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Old 04-10-08, 11:11 AM
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Originally Posted by ProFail View Post
True, yet so wrong.

I see your platform for a shinburger

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